Goverment Jobs
Published
September 15, 2019
Location
Oahu, Hawaii
Category
Job Type

Description

Position Information

Inspects premises where intoxicating liquors are manufactured, sold, and/or consumed and enforces applicable State and local liquor laws, rules, and regulations. Investigates apparent or suspected liquor law violations and prepares reports on findings. Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Job Information

At time of application, you must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.

***Subject to funding availability.***

1) Only ONLINE applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted online by SEPTEMBER 25, 2019, 11:59 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to be accepted.

2) Paper applications will NOT be accepted.

Vacancies are with the Honolulu Liquor Commission, Department of Budget & Fiscal Services.List may be used to fill future vacancies in this and/or other departments.

Special Working Conditions: Work schedule includes nights, weekends, and holidays. Work day/night shift hours vary. General work hours are 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. or 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. There may be overtime required.

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Minimum Qualification Requirements

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Equivalent to graduation from high school.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
Two (2) years of inspectional or investigative work experience relating to the enforcement of laws, ordinances, and/or rules and regulations.

Such work experience must have demonstrated knowledge of the principles and techniques of inspection and investigation; the ability to understand, interpret, and explain laws, rules, and regulations; the ability to gather, verify, and evaluate facts and evidence; and the ability to prepare reports.

Possession of the required amount of experience will NOT in and of itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. The overall experience must be of sufficient scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position.

LICENSE REQUIREMENT:
Valid appropriate driver's license (automobile/Type 3), prior to appointment.

Examination Process

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION:
In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.

EXAMINATION WEIGHT:
Education and Experience Evaluation..........................100%

EMPLOYMENT SUITABILITY:
These positions are of a highly sensitive nature, requiring individuals of trust and integrity. Candidates must possess sound moral character, honesty, integrity, and credibility, which demonstrate their effectiveness and professionalism in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position.

A background check will be conducted prior to selection. Criminal convictions,dismissals from employment, separations from military service under other than honorable conditions, and driving record will be reviewed to determine suitability for employment.

Due to the nature of the position, selectees are required to be fingerprinted as part of the employment suitability review. Criminal history record information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center will be reviewed.

What are the benefits of being a City Employee?

-- Vacation: Employees may earn up to 21 days per year.

-- Sick Leave: Employees may earn up to 21 days per year.

-- Holidays: 13 days a year; 14 days during election years.

-- Training and Development: Computer, career, and personal enhancement courses are offered; curriculum designed for employee, supervisory, and management development.

-- Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, and Vision Care: Various health insurance plans are available. Premiums are subsidized by the City and deductible from pre-tax income for participants of the Premium Conversion Plan (PCP).

-- Group Life Insurance: No cost for eligible employees.

-- Deferred Compensation Plan: Invest in your future...choose to defer part of your pre-tax income for retirement.

-- Retirement Plan: The Employees' Retirement System (ERS) of the State of Hawaii administers retirement benefits for State and County employees. Employee contribution required.

-- Commuter Choice Pre-Tax Benefits: Employees may designate certain transportation expenses (TheBus, LOTMA, Vanpool Hawaii, etc.) as a pre-tax item

-- Child Care Center: The Early Education Center is conveniently located next to the Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building. Contact the center directly for more information: (808)533-0004.

-- Parking: Some job locations offer parking on-site; others may have access to parking at low monthly rates.

-- Direct Deposit: Direct deposit of paychecks to a designated financial institution is available.

-- Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Confidential, professional counseling and resource referral.

* All benefits as stated above, are subject to eligibility requirements and to legislative and/or negotiated changes. Individuals are responsible for any related fees or charges that may apply.

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As part of your application, please complete the Supplemental Questions for each position you held which qualifies you for the position of Liquor Control Investigator I. If you had major changes in responsibility with the same employer, complete the Supplemental Questions for each position with that employer. If you do not have experience in a particular area, indicate "None."

The information you provide on this form will be used in combination with your application to determine whether you meet the minimum qualification requirements for Liquor Control Investigator I, as well as to determine your final score. Do not submit resumes in place of answering the Supplemental Questions; unacceptable responses include "See above," "Refer to resume," "See attached." Failure to provide detailed and complete information may result in your application being rejected or receiving a lower score.

  • Acknowledged
02
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: The position of Liquor Control Investigator I requires applicants to have equivalent to graduation from high school.

Select the statement that best describes your education:

  • I graduated from high school.
  • I received a high school equivalent diploma.
  • I have not graduated from high school and do not have a high school equivalent diploma. However, I have work experience that demonstrates my ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • I have not graduated from high school, do not have a high school equivalent diploma, and do not have work experience that demonstrates my ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
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EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: The position of Liquor Control Investigator I requires two (2) years of inspectional or investigative work experience relating to the enforcement of laws, ordinances, and/or rules and regulations. In the space below, list ALL positions you held where you performed investigations or inspections as a primary assignment.

If you had major changes in responsibility with the same employer (such as a promotion from trainee to independent worker or from independent worker to supervisor), list these as separate positions. For experience as a Police Officer or similar jobs with different ranks (e.g., Detective, Lieutenant, etc.) and/or special duty assignments (e.g., narcotics, vice, homicide, etc.), list each assignment separately. For example, if you were a Police Officer promoted to Police Detective, list these as two separate positions.

The information for EACH position should include:
a. Name of the employer
b. Your position title
c. Dates of employment (month/year you started to month/year you ended)
d. Hours worked per week
e. Position title of your immediate supervisor
f. Number and title(s) of employees supervised, if applicable

For example:
a. Department of Human Services
b. Fraud Investigator I
c. January 2017 ? May 2019
d. 40 hours per week
e. My immediate supervisor's title was Fraud Investigator III.
f. I did not supervise in this position.

    04
    For each position in Question #3 where you conducted INVESTIGATIONS, state the following:

    a. Name of the employer

    b. Area(s) of focus of your investigations (e.g., criminal, civil, regulatory, administrative)

    c. Average number of hours per week spent on investigative work

    d. Total number of investigations (approximately) that you conducted in this position

    (If you do not have experience conducting investigations, write "None" in the space below.)

      05
      For each position in Question #4 where you conducted INVESTIGATIONS, provide the following information:

      a. Describe the type(s) of investigations you performed. What were you investigating, and what laws, ordinances, rules, and/or regulations were involved?

      b. How did you gain your investigative knowledge in this field? How did you know what to look for and how to obtain this information?

      c. Describe in detail the specific procedures and methods you used to conduct these investigations. How did you gather the information and evidence you needed to determine what happened, who was involved, whether a violation of law had occurred, etc.?

      d. What difficulties did you typically encounter while performing these investigations, and how did you deal with them?

      e. Did you prepare reports on the results of your investigations? Describe these reports: What information did you include, how many pages in a typical report, who reviewed and signed off on your reports, etc.?

      f. If applicable, describe your involvement in court, commission, or similar hearings related to your investigations (e.g., giving testimony).

      g. Which best describes the level of work you performed: trainee, assistant, journey-level (i.e., fully independent worker), or supervisor?

        06
        For each position in Question #3 where you conducted INSPECTIONS, state the following:

        a. Name of the employer

        b. Area(s) of focus of your inspections (e.g., health, industrial safety, customs, etc.)

        c. Average number of hours per week spent conducting inspections

        d. Total number of inspections (approximately) that you conducted in this position

        (If you do not have experience conducting inspections, write "None" in the space below.)

          07
          For each position in Question #6 where you conducted INSPECTIONS, provide the following information:

          a. Describe the type(s) of inspections you performed. What were you inspecting, and what laws, ordinances, rules, and/or regulations were involved?

          b. How did you gain your inspection knowledge in this field? How did you know what to look for?

          c. Describe in detail the specific procedures and methods you used to conduct these inspections. How did you gather the information and evidence you needed to determine compliance with applicable laws/rules?

          d. What difficulties did you typically encounter while performing these inspections, and how did you deal with them?

          e. If your inspections revealed non-compliance with applicable laws or rules, what actions did you take?

          f. Did you prepare reports on the results of your inspections? Describe these reports: What information did you include, how many pages in a typical report, who reviewed and signed off on your reports, etc.?

          g. If applicable, describe your involvement in court, commission, or similar hearings related to your inspections (e.g., giving testimony).

          h. Which best describes the level of work you performed: trainee, assistant, journey-level (i.e., fully independent worker), or supervisor?

            08
            Describe the most difficult investigation or inspection you have conducted. Be as specific and detailed as possible. Be sure to indicate your position and employer.

            Include the following information in your description:

            a. The purpose of the investigation or inspection;

            b. Your role in conducting the investigation/inspection (e.g., solely responsible, part of a team, etc.);

            c. The procedures and methods you used and the types of information and evidence you obtained;

            d. The specific difficulties you encountered and how you handled them;

            e. The outcome of this investigation or inspection; and

            f. Any other pertinent information that demonstrates the scope and level of your investigative or inspectional knowledge and abilities.

              09
              MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE & DRIVING RECORD: The position of Liquor Control Investigator I requires the incumbent to operate a motor vehicle in order to drive to and from inspection sites. All applicants must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and satisfactory driving history.

              I understand that at time of selection interview, I will be required to submit evidence of a valid motor vehicle license and a certified copy of my driving record from each state that I resided in during the last five (5) years.

              • I acknowledge that I have read and understand the foregoing.
              10
              FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENT: Due to the nature of the position, selectees are required to be fingerprinted as part of the employment suitability review. Criminal history record information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center will be reviewed.

              • I acknowledge that I have read and understand the foregoing.

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